#InspiringExcellence – ECC Softball Team Named All-America Academic Team

October 4, 2018 | Campus News Inspiring Excellence

The East Central College Softball has been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association by being named to the 2018 Easton/ NFCA Top Ten Academic Team Rankings!

“Our team from last spring had a 3.57 GPA,” said Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, East Central College Athletic Director, “which was the sixth highest in the nation for the junior college classification!”

Additionally, several players were individually recognized for being 2017-2018 Scholar Athletes by the organization. Congrats to Alayna Abney, Marissa Boyd, Jensen Crenshaw, Kori Fiedler, Ashley Miller, Taylor Ruth, Amber Struemph, Jordyn Vrba and Samantha White!

Established in 1983, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) is the professional growth organization for fastpitch softball coaches from all competitive levels of play. The NFCA boasts more than 5,500 members from all 50 states and nine international countries- Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore and Sweden.